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mails. garrett haake is covering the fall out. >> reporter: we learned more about how both presidential candidates would treat the most important role. donald trump tried to change the subject but hillary clinton pounced. >> reporter: hillary clinton hammering donald trump with his own words today at a rally in north carolina. >> what would ronald reagan say about a republican nominee who attacks america's generals and he praised on russia's president. >> reporter: donald trump's praise for vladimir putin -- russian president vladimir putin. >> i think under the leadership of president obama and hillary clinton the generals have been reduced to rubble. >> reporter: in cleveland donald trump opened his remarks by arguing he opposed the iraq war before it started. >> i
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i did oppose it. despite the media saying no. yes. no. >> reporter: and then attacking hillary clinton for her handling of classified information. >> failed in russia. failed in china. she failed miserably in north korea. >> reporter: it was a question about syria's large and say most volatile city, jerry johnson this morning. >> reporter: what would you do about aleppo? >> what is aleppo? >> reporter: you are kidding? >> no. >> reporter: that comment exploding across social media all day today. he said he blanked. why does it matter? he has to get to 15% in national polls to get on the debate stage. he has been close. that moment won't help. garrett haake, wusa ne
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in a move to help hillary clinton about the e-mail controversy democrats released an e-mail from colin powell helling hillary clinton he used a computer hooked up to a phone line so he could communicate without going through state department services. he said he was not trying to influence her just explain what he had done. for the latest from the campaign trail download our free wusa 9 app. prosecutors have decided not to retry former virginia governor bob mcdonnell or his wife on construction charges. they were convict offend taking $175,000 in gifts and loans in exchange for helping a business man promote a supplement. the supreme court over turned bob mcdonnell's conviction saying what he did was tawdry but not criminal. police are searching for evidence in a
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where a 17-year-old high school student was murdered. maurice burger shot to death and his killer is still out there. peggy fox brings us the story. >> reporter: a vigil is planned for 7:30 p.m. tonight in front of the steps where maurice burger was gunned down last night. >> just sad. >> reporter: two shots and a teenager lay dying in front of the steps to the home. >> sad. >> reporter: 17-year-old maurice burger lived in the neighborhood with his mother. the family is distraught and shocked and so are neighbors. >> he was a good kid. very respectful. high heart goes out to his mother. to all the kids that are effected by this. >> reporter: investigators have been going through bushes and the grass searching for evidence. >> this neighborhood is family oriented. scary to think -- [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: maurice burger was
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>> he was quiet. very quiet. very nice. kept to himself. he wasn't one of those kids looking for problems. >> reporter: many students aat the small school were having a difficult time dealing with the violent death. >> knowing you are not going to see that person again. >> reporter: there was a car seen leaving after the shooting last night. police would like to know who that was. peggy fox, wusa 9 news. >> police could use your help to solve this crime. if you know anything at all give them a call. a killer identified by a blink of the eye sentenced to 70 years today. the first time non-verbal identification was used in a maryland trial. back in 2010, blinking to identify the man as the shooter. it left his paralyzed and unable to speak. he died in 2012. the o
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conviction. the victim's mom was at the sentencing. >> he couldn't do anything. he couldn't do nothing. i had to do everything for him. [ indiscernible ] feed him. bathe him. >> he was convict offend first degree murder and more. man was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of patrol for the murder of an ice cream truck driver. the 28-year-old was convicted in the shooting death last year. prosecutors say he told children in line to watch it before he shot him as they witnessed the whole thing. we could add alpine high school to the growing list of deadly school shootings. authorities in west texas say a 14-year-old female student shot another girl before killing herself. the other girl is expected to survive. counselors are helping students cope with the violence. he died
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bride and now tonight are looking for the killer who shot a tourist on his honeymoon. he died from a bullet to the heart. the gunman ran off. metro now, bigger cuts coming to late night train service. the board voted to start public hearings on the matter. the cuts will make it unlikely for hours to go back to the way they were. it is stopping trains at midnight and the general manager wants deeper cuts and he wants to make them permanent. he says the repair crews need 8 hours a week to work on the tracks and right now there are four options on the table. >> this is just to do what we should have been doing. to have a program that sets that in place. >> metro's board chair is floating a new option. under the plan trains would run till 3:00
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on the weekend but the service would start later on saturday and sunday. the final approval is not expected till december. the head of a private venture hoping to build a train between d.c. and baltimore believes it could break ground in three years. he says his company is starting to plan the route and assess the environmental impact. he said the train could travel between the cities in just 15 minutes. wells fargo agreed to pay $190 million in fines and compensation for illegally opening 2 million deposit and credit card accounts. the federal government said thousands of wells fargo employees created phony pin numbers and e-mail addresses in order a receive bonuses and meet targets. customers were charged fees for bogus accoun
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responsibility and the workers have been fired. trending tonight on social media, detectives in ohio are now investigating whether a family collected food stamps and other benefits despite records that suggest they have $4 million in the bank. they have a worth of $800,000 with horses, a swimming pool and sports cars in the garage. investigators say that for two years they were handed $300 a month in food stamps and received medicaid benefits. he said he is not a wealthy man and denies wrong doing. the verdict is in on the injury to steven strasburg and we will have a live report from nats park. >> first, the dallas police chief talks about the july police shottings and how it effected his decision to retire -- shootings and how it effected his decision to retire. >>
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mid-90s. when the
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dallas police chief spoke today for the first time since announcing his retirement last week. he gained national attention during the fatal ambush of dallas police officers in july. he said all that attention made him uncomfortable. >> i
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of me being untouchable. of me being powerful now since i had national notoriety. and it felt self-serving. >> his retirement comes after six years as the chief of police and 33 years with the dallas police department. his last day on the job will be october 22. k-9s will be equip with new vests thanks to the ben roethlisberger foundation. the foundation distributes grants to k-9 units near the cities where the steelers play their away games during the regular season. the steelers open against the burgundy and gold on monday. coming up, walmart apologizes for this coke display at one of its florida stores. >> 15 years af
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doesn't seem like that long ago but sunday is the 15th anniversary of the september 11 terror attacks
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american flag that flew at ground zero arch the twin towers fell made its way back. >> symbol of hope has come home. emergency responders raised this american flag at ground zero hours after the 9/11 terror attacks. a moment captured in photographs. >> the raising of the flag restored humanity, hope. and it told all of us as americans that we are going to be strong and get through this together. >> reporter: but days after it was raised it disappeared for 13 years. in 2014 an anonymous man turned it into a fire station. these law enforcement officials investigated and helped authenticate the american history. exactly how the flag ended up across the country and the identity of the person who turned it in rein
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but it is back and here to stay. the flag has been donated to the 9/11 memorial and museum. >> every year at the 9/11 memorial and museum feels pride and responsibility in assuming custody of the flag. >> reporter: while the flag has been found the mystery of where it went lingers. >> now with the amount of attention given to it we suspect there will be leads. >> reporter: it is now on display in time for sunday's 15 15th anniversary of the terror attacks. cbs news, new york. >> memorials, vigils and tributes will be held this weekend, including the animal ceremony that 9/11 memorial plaza. walmart is apologizing for a display that was stocked to look like the world trade center. someone snapped this picture in florida. the company says
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was not meant to be disrespectful just days before the 19 year anniversary of the september 11 attacks. two hackers from north carolina charged with a computer attack on cia directer and other officials. prosecutors say they were a part of a hacking group. british authorities picked up a 16-year-old also part of the scheme. 20 u.s. marine corps officers and leaders could face punishment over a suicide. the 20-year-old of michigan died last march after falling 40 feet down a stair well. investigators say he committed suicide amid a culture of hazing and abuse in south carolina. president obama headed home from his trip
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president after canceling a meeting. you recall he threatened to call president obama a sun of a, you know what -- son of a, you know what, but the president leaves with a win. president obama repaired a u.s. rift. dozen of coal minors rallied. they called on congress to pass a bill aimed at preserving & their health. the committee is expected to vote on the bill next week. the president of the naacp has been fined for leading a sit in last month. he was pushing congress to restore provisions of the voting rights act and
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the judge fined him for $100. tonight nasa launches a first of its kind mission. a space craft will begin a 7 year journey. it will bring samples of an asteroid back to earth. the asteroid is composed of the same raw materials that went into building the sun and the planets. and it could hold the keys to our solar system and life on earth. that launch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. tonight. >> 7 years, that is a long time. >> it is. >> i have things to do -- [ talking at the same time ] [ laughter ] >> we are getting stuff that could be 4.5 billion years old. good stuff. >> a billion dollars to do that too. >> less than a billion dollars per year -- [ talking at the same time
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3-degree guarantee, hoping for a bull's eye today. went 97. average high is 82 right now. we will let you know how we did tonight at 11:00 p.m. live look outside. 94. within three degrees right now. winds at 15. pressure falling. warm and muggy tonight. warm at the nats game. keep it dry. radar is quiet. bus stop temperatures warm. 72 to 84. 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. isolated showers tomorrow and saturday. better chance saturday afternoon and evening. real best chance is saturday night as a cold front pushes through. friday and saturday, better off tomorrow night. toasty. 95 tomorrow. 96 on saturday. back to 85 on sunday. low 80s monday and mid-80s on tuesday. again the average high is only 82. 10:00 p.m. tonight walk after dinner,
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worries. a t-shirt. 84 downtown. 78 gaithersburg. 82 silver spring. morning low 70s. 72. 73 fairfax. 9:00 a.m. low 80s. lunchtime back in the 90s once again. not much activity in terms of storms tomorrow. 70s to start. up to 89 by 11:00 a.m. and 93 by 1:00 p.m. saturday hot. 96. and then sunday showers in the morning. nice, 85. next 7 days. 80s for a while and then 70s. nice for the ravens home opener. watch that on 9. and nats in town through wednesday. next thursday only in the upper 70s. a touch of fall. >> all right. it will be hot for the game tonight. >> yeah. concern about steven strasburg. frank, are they looking for help or waiting to see? >> reporter: you know what? he had a history of injuries and yet again steven strasburg going down last night. how is his future looki
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now, wusa 9 game on sports brought to you by xfinity. >> live at nats gnats park. on steven strasburg watch. 4:00 p.m. we got word that we should not panic yet. this is not a season ending injury for the big right hander who is having a great season. last night he hurt his arm throwing the baseball against the atlanta braves. said he felt a pinch in his elbow and to
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is not a season ending injury. it is a strained muscle in his forearm. people are thinking this is tommy john surgery all over again but that is not the case. not sure what the tape table is right now for -- time table is right now for his return. >> thinking take care of the swelling and then we will start strengthening programs. so i am just worried about the next four or five days right now. >> i did a lot of praying last night that it wouldn't be as serious as everybody was panicking about because how do you get worried about something that you don't know what it is? i mean, i think as human nature to think the worse of all situations. >> reporter: mark zuckerberg joins me. what do you make of this? will we see him back this
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air. this is best case scenario given what the alternative was. i don't think this means he is out of the woods. a strained muscle that connects the forearm to the elbow. it could lead to a torn ligament and that is why they have to be careful. there is so little season left and given the history, will they take that chance? i don't know. i wouldn't rule it out but we have to be careful -- >> reporter: yep. be careful. thank you. back to you. >> that description is -- >> let us know when we start to panic. >> i am panicking now. 100 tomorrow in terms of heat index and saturday. >> wusa 9 news at 6:00 p.m. cbs is next
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